I would have guessed a fake badge for sure...That eagle is hideous, in my opinion....
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Last edited by bigmacglenn1966; 01-03-2014 at 04:31 AM.
The reason being?
Oh well, I rather liked it.....But i'm not experienced enough in these badges i'm afraid.
'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'
In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.
Believe it or not, that God-awful snake necked eagle was actually Designed to look like that for some unknown reason! This is, of course, a genuine tombak Juncker made Coastal Artillery badge. The gold on the wreath is fading abit, but all there, basically.
"Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."
Fooled the hell right out of me. I thought the eagle head looked more like a pigeon.
I hold my hands up as i too thought it was dud!...
It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.
I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...
Yea some of these Coastal artillery eagles are pretty crude... What about the lower arm of the swaz tho? Looks a little gumby-ish. Mabye its just the lighting